News

News about interesting gadgets, gear, mobile technology and lifestyle products.

Peeqo is a robot that uses memes to make you smile

NEWS – Peeqo is a personal robot designed to cheer you up by responding with memey GIFs and video clips.  Say its name, ask it a question, and it will respond with a cute little snippet of video.  Although it can respond to practical questions–“What is the weather like today?”–Peeqo’s at his best when providing …

Peeqo is a robot that uses memes to make you smile Read More

Squeeze in a workout in just about any space with the Treadly ultra-thin treadmill

NEWS – If you live in a small home or apartment and thought it was impossible to own a treadmill, think again. Treadly is an ultra-thin compact treadmill that allows you to walk or jog in just about any space. It’s easy to pull out when you want to workout then slides away under a …

Squeeze in a workout in just about any space with the Treadly ultra-thin treadmill Read More

Cuisinart bread maker, Mavin TWS earbuds, Roborock vacuum, and more – Weekly round up

NEWS – Gadgeteers, you know the drill. Get a beverage, your favorite snacks, and then assume a comfortable position in a comfy chair and browse this list of everything we posted this week. I’m sure there’s something you missed, so have at it! REVIEWS Xiaomi Roborock E20 robot vacuum cleaner review on February 16, 2019 by Julian Perry …

Cuisinart bread maker, Mavin TWS earbuds, Roborock vacuum, and more – Weekly round up Read More

Mouse where you want with the Cherry MW 8 Advanced optical mouse

NEWS – Mousing is sometimes a hit or miss proposition, depending on where you rest your mouse.  Some colors, or even worse, glass, with a complete lack of color or contrast, can confound many optical mice.  Cherry aims to end that problem with the Cherry MW 8 Advanced optical LED laser mouse. Sporting a metal surface and …

Mouse where you want with the Cherry MW 8 Advanced optical mouse Read More

Saddleback Leather drops a redesigned, lighter version of the Tank Backpack

NEWS – The original backpack by Saddleback Leather earned the nickname “The Tank” due to it’s beefy and nearly indestructible construction. A “Squared” version of the design was later released that introduced some streamlining, but still was pretty weighty. I have stalked this bag for years but was always concerned about the 8 pounds plus …

Saddleback Leather drops a redesigned, lighter version of the Tank Backpack Read More

Get your colors right with Datacolor SpyderX

NEWS – Monitor calibration has long been a staple activity of professional photographers.  Monitors inherently have variations that affect how colors are displayed.  Couple that with changes in ambient light in the room, due to sun angle, cloud cover or electric light type and the colors you see on the monitor can really change.  Without …

Get your colors right with Datacolor SpyderX Read More

The Electronic Acupuncture Pen takes away the fear of needles

NEWS – For many years I have heard about Acupuncture and the benefits of this treatment/practice. Wikipedia defines Acupuncture as “a form of alternative medicine in which thin needles are inserted into the body. It is a key component of traditional Chinese medicine. As such, acupuncture is considered a pseudoscience as the theories and practices …

The Electronic Acupuncture Pen takes away the fear of needles Read More

Focal says, “One more thing” and announces a wireless Sphear in-ear headphone

NEWS – French high fidelity audio company Focal is still releasing products in February—except this one is on the other end of the affordability scale. They’ve released Sphear Wireless, for those who want freedom of movement. As the wireless evolution of Sphear, these new in-ear headphones provide tonal balance with plenty of dynamics. The bass-reflex system reproduces a …

Focal says, “One more thing” and announces a wireless Sphear in-ear headphone Read More

Turn over your Gadgeteer game night with UNO FLIP!

NEWS – Gadgeteers love games!  Mattel has launched UNO FLIP!, a new variation on UNO, one of the most popular card games ever produced. UNO FLIP!, a new double-sided card game, plays just like original UNO – try to get rid of all your cards by playing matching color or number cards on the discard …

Turn over your Gadgeteer game night with UNO FLIP! Read More

The EyeVac Touchless Vacuum makes using dirty dustpans a thing of the past

NEWS – Tired of bending over a dirty dustpan to pick up swept up messes? The EyeVac Home Touchless Vacuum is here to take care of that. It’s a low-profile stationary vacuum that’s always on and always ready. All you have to do is sweep debris to the EyeVac. Infrared sensors detect the sweeping motion, …

The EyeVac Touchless Vacuum makes using dirty dustpans a thing of the past Read More

Saddleback Leather updates the last duffle bag you (or your heirs) will ever need to purchase

Saddleback Leather Co. Beast Duffle in Tobacco

NEWS – Saddleback Leather Co. has updated its largest duffle (SLC’s preferred spelling) bag, which is appropriately named the Beast. Like the majority of Saddleback Leather Company’s bags, the Beast is constructed with full grain leather, marine-grade polyester thread, and stainless steel hardware. The main body of the bag is constructed of two large pieces …

Saddleback Leather updates the last duffle bag you (or your heirs) will ever need to purchase Read More

Impossible Burger 2.0 wows ’em at CES

NEWS – Most folks have heard about the Impossible Burger from Impossible Foods.  It is a burger patty made entirely from plants. 100% vegan with absolutely no animal products, Impossible Burger has gained fans searching for a meat substitute that is meat-like.  But, reviews, while good, were mixed.  Enter Impossible Burger 2.0. The new formulation …

Impossible Burger 2.0 wows ’em at CES Read More

Nomad launches Titanium Band for Apple Watch

NEWS – I have a few Nomad products and have been continually impressed with the quality and attention to detail of their products. This morning I had a fresh new email from them about their new titanium watch band for the Apple Watch. I’ve always loved titanium (my wedding ring is titanium) and very excited …

Nomad launches Titanium Band for Apple Watch Read More

Focal focuses on 2019 with two new high-end audio products

NEWS – Things are not slowing down for Focal, the French high fidelity audio company. They’ve just released two new products for 2019—and it’s only February! Stellia is a high-end, closed-back headphone that can compete with the best loudspeakers. Stellia integrates a new generation of speaker drivers, capable of working at low sound levels while …

Focal focuses on 2019 with two new high-end audio products Read More

Logitech’s G935 is a wireless headset for serious gamers

NEWS – Though Logitech may be best-known for making general-purpose mice and keyboards, they recently announced a couple of products designed for hardcore video gamers.  The G935 is a top-of-the-line wireless gaming headset, and the G635 is its younger brother, a wired version of the G935.  This is the first headset that feature’s Logitech’s exclusive …

Logitech’s G935 is a wireless headset for serious gamers Read More